November 24, 2014
Nov. 24, 2014—Jersey Village High School sophomore Chris Paul is a member of the Falcon choir and junior varsity football team. He serves the student council as a leadership representative, and enjoys helping others at the school—be it teachers, staff or classmates. “Chris is very kind and social to the general student body,” said Yolanda Sneed, Jersey Village assistant principal.
School: Jersey Village High School
Accomplishments: Chosen as student council leadership representative of class of 2017; team member of junior varsity football team; member of school choir.
Favorite class: Choir. “I love to sing my heart out.”
Favorite things to do after class: Visit the “S” House office to check on my favorite staff members to see if they need to run any passes or if they need any help.
Favorite song: O Holy Night
Favorite website: Instagram. “I love to go social. I enjoy posting photos of my adventures and lessons in life in a righteous way.”
Favorite TV show: Forensic Files. “I love to see what the police of our nation go through to give citizens justice.”
Favorite movie: The Blind Side. “It doesn't matter where you come from; you can be somebody and do anything your heart desires.”
Ambition: To achieve academically and to maintain success through high school and on to college. “I would like to be a good example for other students by achieving moral excellence.
What topics/things are you passionate about? “I would like students and people to be humble. I disagree with arrogance. For example, in football, it doesn't matter how big, little or fast you are. It doesn't matter whether you're on the starting line or not, because you're not better than anyone. You’re only as strong as your weakest teammate.”
What inspires you? People who work hard to succeed. “Nothing in this world is free. When I see someone who overcomes challenging obstacles and does what they want to achieve, it makes me happy.”
What three things can’t you live without? Righteous people in my life; my high school, Jersey Village High School, and its many, many differences; and my electrical-based systems.
What are you most looking forward to this semester? Advancing my academics and just getting after it.
Jersey Village High School sophomore Chris Paul speaks with French I teacher Jennifer Fuller during class. (Photo by Isabel Cruz, Jersey Village HS)